Sentence Examples

  • The encounter, which lasted from the 18th to the 10th of February and ranged from Plymouth to Calais, is commonly named the "Three Days' Battle" and was described by Clarendon as "stupendous."
  • Conspicuous among them were his famous combat with Eustace de Ribemont, near Calais, in 1349, and the hard-fought naval victory over the Spaniards off Winchelsea, in 1350.
  • In 1355 Edward led an unsuccessful raid out of Calais, and in January and February 1356 harried the Lothians, in the expedition famous as the Burned Candlemas.
  • On the 28th of October he landed at Calais, and advanced to Reims, where he hoped to be crowned king of France.
  • This treaty, less onerous to France than that of London, took its final form in the treaty of Calais, ratified by King John on the 9th of October.

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